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STAR Awards 2018/19 - Nominations are OPEN!

A chance for students to thank staff members who go above and beyond to support them, and for staff to receive recognition from their students

 
Free Late Night Bus Update

Updated timetables for this week's free late night buses

 
RGU Go Green: We need your feedback!

Help shape RGU:Union's sustainability projects and campaigns

 
Student By-election 2018: The Results

A full results breakdown from this month's Student By-election

 
Student By-election 2018: Candidate Announcement

Nominations closed this afternoon, and we can now announce the candidates in this year's Student By-election

 
Black History Month 2018

Our International Committee will be hosting a series of events throughout October, featuring guest speakers, presentations, music sessions and student testimonies.

 
Bike Hire Scheme Relaunch

The RGU Go Green easy bike hire scheme will get you to campus in time without the hassle of overcrowded buses or overpriced tickets!

 
Student Achievement Awards Ball: The Winners

Find out which groups and students won big at this year's Student Achievement Awards Ball

 
Student Achievement Awards Ball: Event & Ticket Details

Find more about our annual awards ball, taking place this April!

 
Student Achievement Awards Ball: Submit Your Nominations!

Do you know a society, group or individual student who deserves to be rewarded for their efforts and achievements?

 
Student Elections 2018: The Results

Find out who will make up next year's Union Executive Team!

 
Student Elections 2018: Candidate Announcement

Nominations closed this afternoon, and we can now announce the candidates in this year's Student Elections

 
AGM 2018: Motion Summary

Review the six motions up for discussion at this year's Annual General Meeting

 
STAR Awards 2017/18 - Nominations are open!

Your opportunity to nominate teaching staff and support staff from all across the university who go the extra mile to benefit your student experience.

 
Student By-election 2017: The Results

Voting for this year's RGU:Union Student By-election closed this afternoon, and the results have just been announced.

 
Student By-election 2017: Candidate Videos & Manifestos

Click here to find out about the manifesto aims from each of the candidates in this year's Student By-election

 
Student By-election 2017: Candidate Announcement

Nominations for this year's Student By-election closed yesterday afternoon, and we can now announce the 2017 RGU:Union By-election candidates!

 
RGU's Got Talent - Apply Here!

We're searching to find the most talented students at RGU, and we need you to get involved!

 
RGU:Union seeks new External Trustees

RGU:Union is looking for new external Trustee to join our Board for the next three years to help develop the charity to achieve it's strategic objectives. Click to find out more.

 
Rate Your Letting Agency

Live Right Ratings is a new feature that allows students to leave ratings about their housing to help students make the best decisions

 
Late Night Buses Return

Earlier this year, RGU:Union helped introduce late night buses during exams. Now, they are back again, click to find out the details.

 
Graduation Ball 2017 - Ticket Availability Update

Ticket update after a very busy first day of sales!

 
Student Achievement Awards Winners 2017

Take a look at the winners of the Student Achievement Awards 2017.

 
STAR Award Nominations Open

Nominations for this year's STAR Awards are now open. Which staff members at RGU do you feel are worth of awarding?

 
RGU:Union grants first Silver Duke of Edinburgh's Award

Rebecca Donn, a third year law and management student has been awarded a Silver Duke of Edinburgh's Award, the first issued by RGU:Union.

 
Shortlist Announced for Student Achievement Awards

The shortlist of students and groups for the Student Achievement Awards 2017 have been announced!

 
Introducing Your New Academic Calendar

RGU:Union has successfully changed the academic calendar to have exams before Christmas for 2018!

 
Student Elections 2017: The Results

Read the full results breakdown from this year's Student Elections.

 
Student Elections 2017: Manifestos & Videos

Click here to view this year's election candidates, read their manifestos, and watch their videos.

 
Student Elections 2017: Candidate Announcement

Nominations have closed and the candidates for the 2017 RGU Union Student Election have been announced!

 
RGU Go Green awarded over £145,000 in funding

RGU:Union's climate change project Go Green has been once again awarded funding from Keep Scotland Beautiful for over £145,000

 
RGU:Union Shortlisted for Four NUS Scotland Awards

RGU Students' Union has received the highest number of titles shortlisted for this year's NUS Scotland Awards.

 
RGU:Union launches Duke of Edinburgh's Award

RGU:Union has offered the Duke of Edinburgh's Award scheme to students.

 
Exam Stress Tips

President (Education and Welfare), Kerry Harrison, give you her round up of the most useful tips for students starting exams this week!

 
Helpful Exam Information

Some useful information for students going into exams in the coming weeks at RGU about library and catering hours, new bus services, deals and more.

 
Therapets Return - Paws for Stress During Exams

RGU's Mental Wellbeing Society return with the much loved Therapist event on Monday 9th and Thursday 12th January 2017 at the RGU:Union Office.

 
President's Blog - Late Night Buses for the Library

A year ago I posted about my meetings with First Aberdeen, and my asks for a late night bus service, and now that idea has become a reality!

 
RGU vs. Aberdeen Boat Race Returns on 4th March

The Annual Aberdeen Asset Management Universities' Boat Race will return on Saturday 4th March on the River Dee with Robert Gordon University versus University of Aberdeen.

 
RGU Go Green - Good News for 2016

Take a look back on the various achievements of RGU:Union's sustainability project, RGU Go Green.

 
Winter Issue of Radar Out Now

Pick up your FREE copy of Radar Magazine from the RGU:Union Offices on Union Way, or click to read now.

 
President's Blog - What have I been up to?

President of Communication and Democracy, Edward Pollock gives an update on all the activities he has been doing.

 
Student By-election 2016: The Results

The results of our Student By-election 2016 have just been announced, find out the winners here!

 
RGU:Union Launches Quiz for Alcohol Awareness Week

RGU:Union aims to look after and support all of our students. We undertake a number of projects to support students to drink responsibly and stay safe.

 
Student By-election 2016 - Candidate Announcement

Nominations have closed, and we can now announce the candidates for this year's Student By-election

 
Travel to Japan on a Scholarship

The Japan Society of Scotland is offering current students and recent graduates an opportunity to get a scholarship to cover travel to Japan.

 
Guest Blog - Why should you be a student Trustee?

The Chair of the RGU:Union Trustee Board, Lesley Wilson provides a guest blog on why you should run in the By-Election to be a Student Trustee.

 
Let us know your feedback on Freshers 2016

Win a free RGU Hoody by letting us know what went well, and what could have been better for #RGUFreshers

 
Buy your Freshers 2016 wristband here!

Be part of our biggest ever Freshers events line-up

 
Deeview Student Store is Moving

RGU:Union's Deeview Student Store is set to receive a new home this summer.

 
RGU:Union's Guide to the Scottish Elections

Not sure who to vote for on the 5th May? Take a look at our easy guide to all things #SP16

 
Graduation Ball 2016 - Ticket Update (5:30pm)

Update after a very busy first day of ticket sales.

 
STAR Awards 2016 - Nomination Deadline Extended

Nominate your favourite lecturer, supervisor or support staff members. Deadline extended until 6th May.

 
STAR Awards 2016 - Nomination Are Open

Nominate your favourite lecturer, supervisor or support staff members.

 
SAA Ball - A Smashing Night

RGU:Union's annual Student Achievement Awards Ball took place on Friday night, which a wide range of groups and individuals being rewarded for their hard work over the last 12 months.

 
Student Elections 2016: The Results

This year's RGU Students' Union Election results have just been announced. And your winners are...

 
Student Elections 2016: Vote Here

Cast your votes online from 22nd - 25th March

 
Student Elections 2016: Candidate Profile Pages

Candidate profiles and manifestos have been uploaded, with videos to follow.

 
Student Elections 2016: Candidate Announcement

Nominations have closed, and we can now announce this year's RGU Student Election 2016 nominees.

 
RGU:Union Launches Live Right Campaign

RGU:Union is proud to annouce the launch of our new 'Live Right' Campaign.

 
Student Elections 2016: Nominations are open!

It's that time of year again, #RGUElections nominations are now OPEN!

 
Student Achievement Awards 2016 - Shortlist Announced

A total of 22 groups and 50 individuals have been shortlisted for the 2016 Student Achievement Awards. This is our chance to reward all the amazing work our students do.

 
Student Elections 2016: Nominations are open!

It's that time of year again, #RGUElections nominations are now OPEN!

 
RGU:Union's BIG Volunteering Fair

We're hosting our first ever dedicated Volunteering Fair on Thursday 25th February, as part of the national Student Volunteering Week

 
AGM 2016 - Motion Results Summary

Motion results summary from Thursday's Annual General Meeting 2016.

 
AGM 2016 - Motions

Read the motion submissions for this year's Annual General Meeting, and submit amendments.

 
AGM 2016 - Motion Deadline This Thursday

Have your say, submit a motion and help improve student life at RGU

 
Student Achievement Awards - Nominations Are Open!

Submit your society, group or individual nomination(s) before the deadline of Sunday 28th February.

 
Torcher Parade 2016

Find out more about how you can sign up for this year's Torcher Parade.

 
You Said, We Did in 2015

RGU:Union is here to represent the views of students. We work to try and take action on all the feedback we get. Find out what we've been doing for you this semester.

 
Students' Union By-election - The Results

Find out the winners of this year's Union By-election

 
RGU Winter Graduation Ball 2015 - Tickets On Sale

Celebrate your graduation in style at our Winter Graduation Ball!

 
Students' Union By-election - Candidates Announcement

Nominations have closed and we can now announce the candidates for this year's RGU:Union By-election

 
Students' Union By-election - Nominations are OPEN

Nominations are now OPEN for this year's Union By-election! We have loads of exciting voluntary positions up for grabs, all of which can all be undertaken alongside your studies.

 
10 Reasons to Run in the By-Election

Want to be a part of an amazing team? Could you make a change at RGU? Here are 10 reasons why you should run for a position in the By-Election!

 
One RGU, Many Nations 2015

RGU's biggest international event returns for the the third year.

 
Notice of Students' Union By-election

Seven elected positions are available in our November By-election

 
Safe Taxi Scheme Launches

Supporting vulnerable students to ensure that they can always get home safely.

 
Student Faculty Officer Application Deadline Extended

Deadline extended until 12pm on Monday 1st June

 
Become A Student Faculty Officer!

Now recruiting for 2015/16. Find out more here.

 
Volunteering Opportunity of the Week

Boost your CV and gain invaluable experience by volunteering! Click here to take a look at this week's featured opportunity.

 
Graduation Ball Ticket Update

Update after a busy first day of ticket sales.

 
Graduation Ball Ticket FAQ's

Important information if you are looking to secure tickets to this year's event.

 
Graduation Ball Ticket Information (Update)

Change in date for ticket sales.

 
Student Achievement Awards Ball

Submit your individual, society or group award nomination

 
Student Achievement Awards - Nominations Shortlist Announced

The Student Achievement Awards nominations shortlist is here, ahead of the ball on Friday 27th of March.